The Railways is building the Agartala-Akhaura project. The total length of this railway line is 15.06 km. Out of this, 5.05 km falls in India and 10.01 km falls in Bangladesh.
Ministry of External Affairs is funding the portion which falls under Bangladesh. While Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) is funding the Indian portion.
The Indian portion of this railway line is being build by the IRCON International Limited, a (PSU) of Ministry of Railways.
IRCON has prepared revised estimate for Indian portion at a total cost of Rs 580 crore with elevated corridor/viaduct of 3.31 km.
The project cost of Bangladesh portion is estimated at Rs 350 crore.
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